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  • Dallas shooting and open-carry laws loom over Clevel...

    Tuesday Jul 12 | via The Honolulu Advertiser 

    The violence in Dallas last week is intensifying worries in Cleveland about visitors and protesters taking firearms downtown during the Republican National Convention, where thousands of people plan to demonstrate. Ohio's open-carry laws mean that those who legally own guns can take them into the 1.7-square-mile area where many of the events and protests connected to the Republican convention will be held next week.


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Kent Law

Ohio took my pa license after an ovi, can I get this back to use in pa?
My bac was .127, this is my first offense and I have only attended my arraignment thus far. I have an apartment in Ohio but am a permanent pa resident with a pa license. They took my license at the station and put me on an automatic suspension. Do I have a right to keep my physical license? Can I get it back? Do I have driving rights in pa? Or driving rights prior to an actual conviction? I have no ID at all right now, what do I do?
You are suspended in Ohio only at this time, until you hear otherwise from Pa. You can appeal the suspension, but it...
I have been planning to move to South Korea to teach for years. I just got arrested for a DUI. Will I always be barred from SK?
dui is considered a felony in SK.
You need to consult with an immigration and criminal attorney. OVI convictions can block visas and passports in many...
Is there a way to get an Underage OVI charge brought down to a traffic violation?
I was driving home after a party where I had been drinking. However, I drove home because I knew that I was functioning perfectly fine. I was pulled over for reasons having to do with my tail light. The cop said he could smell alcohol, and asked me to get out of the car. I did so, and passed every test with flying colors until the breath test. I blew a .07 so we went to the station and I blew a .06, under the normal legal limit. He gave me a ticket with an OVI and tail light charge. This is my first offense. I am a first year Engineering student. My high school record was spotless. I was heavily involved in Church and community service organizations. I would like to find a way to turn this charge into something different, a traffic violation perhaps.
You need to hire an attorney ASAP. You also need to stop admitting facts online. OVI limits are significantly less for...
Is it likely to for an OVI to be dismissed with a .069 breath test?
I was recently surprised to find out I can get an OVI conviction with .069 BAC. I was in an unfamiliar area and was setting up a GPS at a stop light. I proceeded to go straight in a right turn only which got me a legit stop. I did poorly on the SFST's and refused the portable test, but the Intoxilyzer 8000 got me anyway. I was polite and cooperative with my arresting officer and he said that 9/10 in my situation get a reduction to reckless operation. With the above information is there any possibility that the prosecution will just dismiss this charge? Am I more or less safe from getting an OVI like the officer said?
The officers usually underestimate the danger on purpose. If you did poorly on field sobriety, it may be difficult to...
Daughter charged with Underage OVI .027
She was stopped for dim headlight on College Campus property by Ohio State Highway officer who said he 'smelled' alcohol on her clothing. She denied drinking but he gave her breath test and field sobriety. She had .027 BAC and says she was sure that she passed field test. She was not arrested and he did not informed about serious OVI charge. Please advise.
Unable to advise without more information. Contact an Ohio criminal defense attorney and discuss the issue with them.
I was cited for underage drinking, will the court send papers to my home before or after the case closes
I blew a .10 and have a court date this friday
Sometimes, yes they will but it on a case by case basis.
Can I recover damages from an obviously rigged trial for a DUI involving a totally unethical judge ?
The DUI arrest was botched by the police from the start, I wasn't even driving when they arrested me. I was in the car with the driver and my girlfriend when we stopped at a store. When i came out of the store the driver had fled. My girlfriend at the time was intoxicated and a violent person anyway, and of course we were fighting . I was the only one to go in the store and when i came out the police had arrived. I avoided the court and was eventually picked up because the same girl accused me of DV and that felony charge was totally dismissed. The DUI went like this: I was never shown the evidence and the words of the judge at pretrial were" if you take this to trial you WILL loose and i WILL send you to prison." Terrified i plead guilty. This judge was disbarred shortly after.
In a lawsuit started by you, the burden shifts to you to prove that you were wronged. Convincing a new judge that the...